Latest Corporal punishment Stories
LOS ANGELES, Sept.
Author Nadine A.
Researchers say that people who were spanked as children tend to have a poorer vocabulary than those who weren’t.
A new book by Murray Straus, founder and co-director of the Family Research Lab and professor emeritus of sociology at the University of New Hampshire, brings together more than four decades of research that makes the definitive case against spanking, including how it slows cognitive development and increases antisocial and criminal behavior.
Children who experience harsh physical punishment may be put at a higher risk for developing cardiovascular disease, arthritis and obesity later in life, according to a new study.
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Researchers at UCL and Harvard have found that we punish cheats only when they end up better off than us, in a study that challenges the notion that punishment is motivated by revenge.
Children who are spanked, slapped, grabbed and pushed as a means of physical punishment may be at an increased risk for developing emotional problems later in life, according to findings from a new study to be published in the August issue of Pediatrics.
Children in a school that uses corporal punishment performed significantly worse in tasks involving "executive functioning" â€“ psychological processes such as planning, abstract thinking, and delaying gratification â€“ than those in a school relying on milder disciplinary measures such as time-outs.
Three studies led by UNC researchers find that spanking and other forms of corporal punishment of children are still common in the US and worldwide, despite bans in 24 countries.
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